Zaijan Jaranilla replaces Sofia Andres in “Bagani”

After the death of Sofia Andres’ Mayari, Zaijan Jaranilla’s Liksi have been rumored to replace her. In a recent episode, Liksi dreamt of transforming into Mayari.  While training with Lakas, he transformed into a Bagani with a new shield. In a recent episode of Bagani, Zaijan Jaranilla’s character Liksi trained with Enrique Gil’s Lakas. Although wounded, Liksi drew energy and strength from his family. Liksi, then, transformed into his best self as a real Bagani, replacing Sofia Andres’ Mayari. Liksi also holds Mayari’s clam shell shield, …

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Sofia Andres no longer included in ‘Bagani’ promo

Star Creatives has removed Sofia Andres from promotional materials for Bagani. Sofia Andres’ Mayari died when Ryan Eigenmann’s Sarimaw struck her with lightning. She has also yet to give a reason behind Mayari’s passing.  Promotional materials of Bagani may have just confirmed Sofia Andres will not return in the said fantasy series. Sofia plays the role of Mayari. She died after Ryan Eigenmann’s Sarimaw struck her with lightning. On the other hand, Liza Soberano seemed to have reached the same fate. However, her character, Ganda, is still in …

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To end sooner? “Bagani” writer reacts to rumors

ABS-CBN’s Primetime Bida fantaserye “Bagani” is being rumored to end sooner than expected. “Bagani” comfortably led the competition on its pilot episode on AGB Nielsen NUTAM and Kantar Media Latest ratings show “Bagani” left behind by “Kambal Karibal” on AGB Nielsen NUTAM, still leading in Kantar Media Controversies are eating ABS-CBN’s prime time fantaserye “Bagani.” After the issue with CHED and some indigenous tribes, “Bagani” is now being rumored to be shortened due to ailing ratings. Known for spreading unverified scoops on Twitter, Entertainment Uptake shared, “SIZZLING SCOOP: Because …

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Is it really goodbye for Sofia Andres in “Bagani”?

Sofia Andres’s Mayari bid farewell in ‘Bagani’ Is her death for real or just a joke? Sarimaw killed Mayari during an attack in the sea kingdom Last night’s episode of “Bagani” shocked the avid viewers after Sarimaw (Ryan Eigenmann) put to death one of the Baganis and that was–Mayari (Sofia Andres). The deity who looks after the Sansinukob got furious over the death of his brother, Apo. Upon his return after Lakam (Matteo Guidicelli) freed him from exile; he violently attacked the Sea Region where Mayari …

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TV REVIEW: “Bagani” Hopes to Impart An Extra-Ordinary Story of Family and Heroism

The most important undertaking ‘Bagani’ would need to accomplish, is to live up to its title, and deliver its very essence. That is, if it aspires to disprove the claim of the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples, that the show’s used of the term, may be maligned, and that it may put its sheer substance to waste. There has been a statement from ABS-CBN, addressing the issue, hoping to clarify that the intent is purely to embody the characteristics of ‘bagani’–the old Filipino term for …

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“Contessa,” an imitation of “Wildflower?” Suzette Doctolero sheds light on comparison

Suzette Doctolero responded to tweets about Contessa – an imitation of Wildflower. Both serve as a revenge-drama series from ABS-CBN and GMA. Suzette also reacted on Bagani – an imitation of Encantadia. Suzette Doctolero took to Twitter to lash out at people telling her that Contessa will just be a knock-off brand of Wildflower. Contessa stars Glaiza de Castro as Bea and Wildflower stars Maja Salvador as Lily. Both are revenge-drama series from competing networks, GMA Network and ABS-CBN Corporation, respectively. However, Contessa creators claim that their series has been in the works since 2012. Suzette …

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Fans theorize “La Luna Sangre’s” Jacintha is Malia in the future

Jacintha Magsaysay bids farewell in La Luna Sangre. Killing Tristan and Sandrino, she dissolves into thin air. Netizens also reacted on theory: Jacintha will be Malia in the future. The identity of Jacintha Magsaysay of La Luna Sangre had been concealed in secrecy. Last January 9, Tuesday, La Luna Sangre‘s episode, some fans reckon that the said show recently gave the first hint of who she really is. Fans believe they saw Malia’s face as Jacintha undergoes her vague death scene. This apparently lead to Jacintha’s vague death scene where …

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Direk Olivia Lamasan replaces Malou Santos as the managing director of Star Cinema

Award-winning director Olivia Lamasan was announced as the new managing director of Star Cinema. The outgoing managing director will serve as the consultant of the film arm of ABS-CBN. Star Cinema recently announced that award-winning director Olivia Lamasan is the new managing director. She replaced the outgoing director Malou Santos, however, she will serve as the consultant of the film arm of ABS-CBN and still manage Star Creatives. Star Creatives produces dome of the hit teleseryes like “Pusong Ligaw” and “La Luna Sangre.” On the …

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Star Creatives, GMA Network head writers get into heated Twitter argument

ABS-CBN released Bagani last November 28, Tuesday. GMA head writer reacts to similarities between Encantadia and Bagani. Star Creatives and GMA head writer got into a heated argument on Twitter. Mark Duane Angos, Star Creatives head writer and Suzette Doctolero, GMA Network head writer, got into a heated Twitter argument last November 29, Friday. The argument circulated around the similarities of “Bagani” and “Encantadia.” In both shows, each of the characters symbolizes basic elements: Earth, Air, Water and Fire. Although, Bagani writers created a character …

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Kapuso headwriter agrees with Mark Angos on her being a ‘nuisance’

GMA Network head writer reacts to the similarities between “Encantadia” and “Bagani.” Star Creatives and GMA head writer got into a heated argument on Twitter. Mark Duane Angos called Suzette Doctolero a nuisance. Mark Duane Angos, Star Creatives head writer and Suzette Doctolero, GMA Network head writer, got into a heated Twitter argument last November 29, Friday. The argument circulated around the similarities of “Bagani” and “Encantadia.” Then, he called her a ‘nuisance’ to which she agreed. In both shows, each of the characters symbolizes basic …

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